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Totally client service oriented with a broad range of experience in commercial transactional matters.


Involved in various local business and non-profit community organizations over the past 20 years, including currently, The World Trade Center-Denver (Director, Member of Executive Committee and Past Chairman); love Italian and German sports cars; happily married since 1970 with two successful adult children; Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America.


Practice areas

  1. Business: 45%
    43 years
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 45%
    43 years
  3. M & A: 5%
    43 years
  4. Tax: 3%
    43 years
  5. International Law: 2%
    38 years

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Contact info

Pendleton, Friedberg, Wilson & Hennessey, P.C.

1875 Lawrence Street, Tenth Floor
Denver, CO, 80202-1898


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Colorado Super Lawyer - Business and Corporate lawColorado Super Lawyers2008
Colorado Super Lawyer - Business and Corporate lawColorado Super Lawyers2007
Colorado Super Lawyer - Business and Corporate lawColorado Super Lawyers2006
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell1982
Corporate Counsel Edition Super LawyerSuper LawyersN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Shareholder, DirectorPendleton, Friedberg, Wilson & Hennessey P.C.1981 - Present
Partner, AssociateGorsuch, Kirgis, Campbell, Walker & Grover1972 - 1981
Tax AccountantErnst & Young (formerly Arthur Young & Company)1970 - 1972
Association namePosition nameDuration
World Trade Center, DenverExecutive Committee2007 - Present
American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Legal Opinions CommitteeMember1994 - Present
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law FoundationFinancial Advisory Committee, Chair1991 - Present
World Trade Center, DenverDirector1990 - Present
American Bar Association, Taxation Section, U.S. Activities of Foreigners & Tax Treaties CommitteeMember1990 - Present
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law FoundationFinancial Advisory Committee member1987 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationMember1973 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember1973 - Present
American Institute of Certified Public AccountantsMember1972 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember (Inactive)1972 - Present
Colorado Society of Certified Public AccountantsMember1972 - Present
World Trade Center, DenverChairman2005 - 2006
Center for Teaching International RelationsAdvisory Board2003 - 2007
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law FoundationTrustee-at-Large1997 - 1999
Denver Partnership, Inc., TheVision 2020 Committee1996 - 1996
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law FoundationEditor, Tax Chapters, American Law of Mining 2d Ed.1996 - 1996
KRMA-6 Public TelevisionCorporate Development Cabinet1993 - 1993
Denver Partnership, Inc., TheCapital Formation Committee1992 - 1992
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law FoundationTrustee-at-Large1991 - 1992
Australian-American Chamber of Commerce (Rocky Mountain Region)Director and Secretary1990 - 1999
Denver Partnership, Inc., TheEconomic Development Committee1987 - 1992
Publication nameTitleDate
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation publicationAcquisition of Mineral Interests Involving the Purchase of a Business (a Guide to Basic Corporate Issues)1991
Oil & Gas/Natural ResourcesFederal Tax Considerations in Financing Hard Mineral Development1982
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation publicationTax Considerations in Selecting a Mineral Financing Vehicle1982
Colorado Bar Association - The Colorado LawyerColorado Severence Tax1979
Oil & Gas QuarterlyTax Aspects of Co-Ownership in Oil and Gas Property Received for Services:Terminal Condition of GCM 227301977
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation publicationA Tax Trap for the Unwary: The Acquisition/Disposition of Mineral Properties1977
Land & Water Law ReviewFederal Taxation of Indian Income From Restricted Indian Lands1975
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern California Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1970
University of DenverAccountingM.S.B.A.1967
University of DenverAccountingB.S.B.A.1966
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mining Agreements IIIMining Law1991
Mineral FinancingMineral Financing1982
Mineral TaxationMineral Taxation1977